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on 4 Jan 2009 03:06

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Will James Marsden EVER Get the Girl?

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1. Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Off to a Good Start



Lucky James gets the girl but is it because he's the only one who hasn't had his behavior modified?
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2. X-Men (2000)
The Beginning of the End



Cyclops and Jean Grey were a couple but when Wolverine comes sniffing around, you know it's only going to end in tears. Cyclop's fiery tears.
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3. X2: X-Men United (2003)
Waiting for the Shoe to Drop



Cyclops and Jean Grey's relationship was in the holding pattern.

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4. The Notebook (2004)
Left With Nada



Lon Hammond Jr. is rich, handsome and going places. But even he can't match the allure of Noah Calhoun's beard.
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5. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
And Who Stops Jean Grey?




Certainly not Cyclops. So much for true love.
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6. Superman Returns (2006)
Her Heart's Not In It



In this love triangle, Richard White is the odd man out. Even though he technically has Lois Lane at the end of movie, he's got to realize she's in love with Supes and not him.
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7. Enchanted (2007)
Where's His Happily Ever After?



Prince Edward thought he had the girl. He was wrong. Very wrong.
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8. 27 Dresses (2008)
Why is Kevin so happy?



HE GOT THE GIRL! FINALLY. Let's celebrate!!
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9. Sex Drive (2008)
Who wouldn't want this guy?



I'm told James Marsden gets the guy.

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10. The Box (2009)
I smell trouble



He had the girl but then he loses her.


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11. Death at a Funeral (2010)
He's engaged!



Poor Oscar. He accidentally takes a hallucinogenic drug and shenanigans ensue. But he's got the girl!

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12. Bachelorette (2012)
Le Douchebag



Trevor realizes that the only way to get the girl is to be a douche. But then the girl realizes she doesn't want him.


 

James Marsden usually plays characters who has the girl at the start of the movie but loses her to a romantic rival at the end.

It's becoming a running joke between me and friends that we watch James Marsden movies just to see whether he strikes out or not.

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Jan 4 17:06
Hahahaha, great list. James Marsden is a joke.
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Jan 11 22:18
What about in Sex Drive...?
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Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Jan 12 9:31
I haven't seen Sex Drive. Does he get the girl?
Posted: 5 years, 2 months ago at May 24 21:33
Good one! haha...

He was also in Disturbing Behavior. There's a long time I've seen it, and it is a film beyond forgettable, but I guess he gets the girl in that one right?
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Posted: 5 years, 2 months ago at May 25 0:48
Yeah he go the girl (Katie Holmes) in that one.
Posted: 5 years, 2 months ago at May 29 13:57
He got the guy in Sex Drive.
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Sep 19 14:44
Yeeey:D
Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Dec 24 1:22
He gets what he deserves. Nothing.
Posted: 4 years, 6 months ago at Jan 31 2:10
HAHA, I never realized that. Very original! XD
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Jun 28 23:37
So funny!! Great list, and so true! poor James :P
Posted: 3 years ago at Jul 6 20:58
I'm watching the Notebook right now and I remembered your list. :O
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at May 12 2:18
Great idea with this list. I love James Marsden but you're right, he never gets the girl.
Posted: 11 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 16 2:35
Very nicely done :)

People always get him confused with actor James Marsters as well. I had a very difficult time convincing my friend that the guy in 27 Dresses was not the guys who plays Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Posted: 11 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 16 4:24
Haha nice list. He's in 2 Guns, by the way, and it's implied that he and the girl are in a relationship (but she's obviously in love with Denzel Washington's character). A potential addition?
Posted: 11 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 16 8:20
'Sex Drive' was hilarious! You should see that one for his and Seth Green's roles.

'Gossip' is another title I'd consider. He has the girl before the story starts, but by the time we meet his character, he's already lost her. It's also a stupid-good thriller.

I think this list is brilliant! I love noticing little things like this when watching movies. Highly entertaining!

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